Small Groups

Take a Deeper Journey with Christ through Small Groups


We become closer with God and each other through a caring & confidential environment of small groups.  Each small group uses Pastor Robert’s messages as a weekly guide.

Please contact the small group facilitator, the church office at (740) 593-3977 ex. 10 or if you are interested in joining or learning more about the group.

Monday 4:00-5:15pm – led by Marcia Ruhling (, FUMC 1st Floor Lounge

*Monday 7:00-8:15pm – led by Dave and Sally Bayless (

Tuesday 8:00-9:00pm – led by Max Swartout, college student (, FUMC 3rd Floor

*Thursday 4:30-5:45pm – led by Keith and Cindy Boger (

Thursday 5:30-6:45pm – led by Steve Sloan (

Friday 10:00-11:15am – led by Tom Marx ( FUMC 3rd Floor Lounge



* denotes this group offers space for school-aged children to work or play during the group meeting.

Below, find the Lent intensive “My Fears Relieved”, written by Jenaye Hill for a class last semester while pursuing her Masters of Practical Theology degree, that you can download and print for your small group.